Current Affairs- 02nd December 2022:
Daily Current Affairs: 2nd December 2022. Today’s important events are National Pollution Control Day, World Computer Literacy Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, India’s biggest International Yoga Centre, Digi Yatra facility inaugurated at IGI Airport, A new air force has been launched, Mission Chennai scheme, India’s economic growth slowed to 6.3 percent, Wildlife Trust of India award.
02nd December 2022, Current Affairs:
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- National Pollution Control Day: The day is recognized to commemorate the precious lives that were lost in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy, one of the greatest industrial disasters in the history of India. The main aim and objectives of celebrating National Pollution Prevention Day 2022 in India is to create awareness among people about the judicious use of industries to prevent uncalled-for industrial disasters.
- World Computer Literacy Day: International Computer Literacy Day is observed on 2nd.It was started in 2001 by NIIT, a world-famous Indian computer firm. The day is entirely devoted to Computers and how they are a significant source of concern with the modernization of the planet. The aim is to highlight the importance of computer literacy, which is essential for the present times. The day promotes technological skills, especially in children and women, and aims to inspire them to learn more and make their work easier by the use of computers.
- International Day for the Abolition of Slavery: The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery highlights the history of slavery and why its complete abolition is necessary. Slavery continues to persist today through forced labor, child labor, trafficking of women and children, and illegal organ harvesting, among others.
- India’s biggest International Yoga Centre: India’s biggest Yoga Centre has been constructed in village Mantalai in the Chenani Tehsil of Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur. The Tourism Ministry in the Government of India has sanctioned Rs 9,782 crore for this work, and it has a modern outlook with swimming pools, business convention centers, helipads, spas, etc.
- Digi Yatra facility inaugurated at IGI Airport: Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia inaugurated the Digi Yatra facility at IGI Airport in New Delhi, This facility has been started at three airports in the country including Delhi, Bangalore, and Varanasi on December 1, 2022. Digi Yatra provides the facility of contactless processing of passengers on the basis of face recognition technology at the various checkpoints of airports.
- A new air force has been launched in India’s Eastern Coast Guard: In the Eastern Region of the Indian Coast Guard, A.L.H. An air force consisting of four state-of-the-art helicopters named ‘Advanced Light Helicopter MK-3’ has been newly launched. Also for the Indian Coast Guard, an agreement was signed with Hindustan Aeronautics to manufacture and supply 16 light helicopters equipped with sophisticated radar, electro-optical sensors, and other technical equipment. Of this, four helicopters are earmarked for the eastern region.
- Mission Chennai scheme was launched in Tamil Nadu: Transport Minister S.C. Sivashankar flagged off the “Mission Chennai” vehicle to create awareness of health and road safety. This “Mission Chennai” scheme was made in cooperation with Hyundai Motor India Limited.
- India’s economic growth slowed to 6.3 percent: The National Statistics Office (NSO) has released the report of Economic growth (Gross Domestic Product) in India slowed to 6.3 percent in the second quarter (July-September) of the current financial year 2022-23, compared to 13.5 percent growth in the previous April-June quarter. GDP growth slowed due to poor performance in the manufacturing and mining sectors, and gross domestic product stood at 8.4 percent in the second quarter of the 2021-22 fiscal year.
- Wildlife Trust of India award: The Wildlife Trust of India has selected an eight-member team from Chinnakkanal (Munnar forest division) for its award this year for reducing incidents of man-animal conflict in the region. The team had been selected for its work in ensuring the protection of the wild elephants and people in the region. Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) is an Indian NGO committed to nature conservation, Motto is “In Service of Nature” and its mission is to conserve wildlife and its habitat.